Top 5 Formula 1 cars

Ever since Formula 1 started, there are various car models that come and go. Different car models have shown outstanding performance in the race. Alpha Romeo Tipo is a small super charged car that won two titles in 1950 and 1951.  It has several races that won about 47 championships because of its 1.5L eight cylinder engine that can pump out a 317 kw of power. Some of the renowned drivers who handled the car are Alberto Ascari and Juan Manuel Fangio who won the race in two consecutive years.

Alpha Romeo Tipo

Alpha Romeo Tipo

The Lotus 79 is also known as black beauty. Under its hood is a V8 engine with a boosting power of 357kw at 10,500rpm. It is running on a 5 speed manual transmission. In 1978 the drivers took the first and the second position driving the car. Its notable drivers are Mario Andretti and Ronnie Peterson. Only few cars can rival this model and not even the Lotus 80 could replicate the wining move of the car. The Brabham BMW BT52 is considered to be the most popular car ever built for Formula 1. The time it was conceptualized was when horsepower was reaching shocking levels.

Lotus 79

Lotus 79

The engine of a BT52 is 1.5L turbocharged with a power of 670kw at 11,000rpm. It won in 1983 and it was driven by top drivers like Nelson Piquet and Ricardo Patrese. Both McLaren and Honda created an amazing car called the MP4/4. It was handled by well known drivers like Senna and Frost. The engine has a 1.5 V8 engine that brings out the power of 511kw at 12,500rpm. This won 15 out 16 formula 1 races if it was not for the accidents that happen in the Monza circuit.

BT52

BT52

The F2002 from Ferrari is said to be the fastest car in the history. Its renowned drivers include Schumacher and Barichello. The engine specs is v10 engine with 633 kw and 18,600 rpm.

F2002

F2002

 

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